News tagged with chronic conditions
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(HealthDay)—Use of shared savings could encourage individuals who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid to enroll in state-designed care coordination entities (CCEs), according to a perspective ...
Health Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Children with chronic conditions increasingly used more resources in a group of children's hospitals compared with patients without a chronic condition, according to a report that analyzed data from 28 U.S. children's hospitals ...
Pediatrics Dec 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
People with disabilities, while making up just 17 percent of the working-age adult population, account for almost 40 percent of all emergency department (ED) visits, finds a new study in Health Services Re ...
Health Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A research study from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has yielded important breakthroughs on how the body loses muscle, paving the way for new treatments for aging, obesity and diabetes.
Medical research Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Globally, health advances present most people with a devastating irony: avoid premature death but live longer and sicker.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Depressed older men are twice as likely as those not suffering depression to be admitted to hospital, according to a study published today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Encouraging safety and efficacy data on novel and emerging therapies presented at the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) signal an important step forward in the development of treatment strategies ...
Cancer Dec 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study suggests that extending nightly sleep in mildly sleepy, healthy adults increases daytime alertness and reduces pain sensitivity.
Health Dec 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—For women who love that great, self-satisfied feeling after a workout, a new study could be a disappointing surprise. Regular exercise, the study found, does not reduce the risk of an otherwise ...
Health Nov 30, 2012 | 3 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Each year the flu puts more than 200,000 Americans in the hospital and causes anywhere from 3,000 to 49,000 deaths. With the exception of the H1N1 flu (also called swine flu) in 2009, most of these deaths ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 27, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
Offering routine HIV testing to the general population rather than only to high-risk individuals will significantly reduce illness and death, argues Dr. Julio Montaner and coauthors in an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical A ...
HIV & AIDS Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Respiratory conditions that restrict breathing such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are common killers worldwide. But no effective treatments exist to address the major cause of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 26, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Being both neurotic and conscientious may be good for your health.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing researchers have discovered that guided imagery significantly decreases stress, fatigue, pain and depression in women with fibromyalgia.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 19, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Contrary to popular perception, stressors don't cause health problems—it's people's reactions to the stressors that determine whether they will suffer health consequences, according to researchers at ...
Health Nov 02, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |